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New York state comptroller to audit Long Beach

State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli’s office announced Tuesday that it would audit the City of Long Beach’s financial operations amid questions swirling around payouts to former City Manager Jack …

Police investigate gunfire in Long Beach

Long Beach police responded to the 100 block of East Fulton Street early Monday after gunfire was reported in the area and found that two bullets had entered a local family’s home. The incident …

Long Beach summer beach passes on sale

City beach passes for the 2018 summer season went on sale Monday, and officials said that all beaches would be open even as the Army Corps of Engineers prepares for the second phase of its coastal …

Kaminsky bill cracks down on violent threats

By Bridget Downes bdownes@liherald.com State Sen. Todd Kaminsky announced on Monday that he would introduce a bill in the Senate that would criminalize threats of mass violence against …

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Long Beach residents blast proposed 12% tax hike

Hundreds of residents and members of the city’s workforce packed Tuesday’s budget hearing and criticized a proposed 12.3 percent tax increase and potential layoffs, after officials …

Kaminsky: Payouts to certain Long Beach employees ‘troubling’

State Assemblywoman Missy Miller and Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford called on state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli last week to audit Long Beach after two City Council members questioned separation …

Guest Column

Don’t let the Flu get you down

As a person who helps sick people in their time of need, I recognize that the flu is no joke, and once again has affected many people. The 2017-18 flu season has already been linked to multiple …

Guest Column

Budget choices based on community input

As readers of the Herald are surely aware, it’s budget season in Long Beach. The unfortunate but inevitable struggle municipalities are faced with is to provide the essential services residents …